Places http://bayweekly.com/articles/feed/features/places en What’s With Calvert’s Swamp? http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/what%E2%80%99s-calvert%E2%80%99s-swamp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Chesapeake Curiosities: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp is the northernmost of its kind</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Christina Gardner </div> </div> </div> <p>A habitat unique in Maryland flourishes just south of Prince Frederick. Battle Creek Cypress Swamp is one of the nation&rsquo;s northernmost naturally occurring stands of bald cypress trees.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;It&rsquo;s actually a bit of a mystery why the swamp is here, as we don&rsquo;t see similar stands of trees in other low-lying swampy areas of the county,&rdquo; says Shannon Steele, Calvert County naturalist.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/history-lore/article/what%E2%80%99s-calvert%E2%80%99s-swamp" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/cypress%20swamp-081816.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="134" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/what%E2%80%99s-calvert%E2%80%99s-swamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/what%E2%80%99s-calvert%E2%80%99s-swamp#comments History & Lore Places Regulars Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:29:02 +0000 bayweekly_master 34430 at http://bayweekly.com Everyone Loves a Parade http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/everyone-loves-parade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Neighbors joining neighbors to celebrate our independence</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is there anything more fun, more moving and more important than a hometown Fourth of July parade? Whether joining the parade or watching it, we celebrate our independence as a nation and as a people.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Across the land, communities large and small decorate themselves, their dogs and conveyances from baby buggies to trikes and bikes to convertibles, tractors, fire engines and floats. In a partnership of faith and delight, we join as one entity united by shared purpose.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/everyone-loves-parade" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/SevernaPark-float.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="81" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/everyone-loves-parade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/everyone-loves-parade#comments Good Living News Places Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:32:14 +0000 bayweekly_master 33603 at http://bayweekly.com Discover a Bay Beach http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/discover-bay-beach-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>When you&rsquo;ve found a Chesapeake beach, you&rsquo;ve found a treasure</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>From shells to polished pebbles to driftwood to fossils, Bay beaches aren&rsquo;t just for sunbathing and fishing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/discover-bay-beach-0" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/beach-kids-061815.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/discover-bay-beach-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/discover-bay-beach-0#comments Good Living Places Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:35:15 +0000 bayweekly_master 28328 at http://bayweekly.com Today’s Library Is Like Alice’s Restaurant http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You can get (most) anything you want &mdash; even a good book</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>If the medium is the message, then there&rsquo;s more to be learned from Calvert Library&rsquo;s huge festival of local authors than you&rsquo;ll read in this week&rsquo;s feature story, The Writers Next Door.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Your neighbor may have written just the one for you, I say, introducing 33 authors and their latest (or favorite) books. These are quick introductions, the literary equivalent of speed dating, with a life compressed into one sentence and a plot into another. At the May 31 festival, you&rsquo;ll meet even more authors from 9:30 am to 4pm.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/writing_artwork-052914.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant#comments Letter from the Editor Books Places Thu, 29 May 2014 18:28:45 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 22413 at http://bayweekly.com Maryland’s String of Pearls http://bayweekly.com/articles/places/article/maryland%E2%80%99s-string-pearls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div id="cke_pastebin" style="font-style: normal;">Seven additions in AACo makes 56 properties in permanent preservation</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;You can&rsquo;t protect the water if you can&rsquo;t protect the land.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Light bulb or lightening bolt, that realization led Dick Lahn, of Crofton, to the capstone achievement of a lifetime of environmental campaigns.&nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Lahn&rsquo;s personal success is a still bigger deal for environmental protection. He has linked 56 environmentally significant Maryland land parcels on both shores in a network of permanent preservation.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/places/article/maryland%E2%80%99s-string-pearls" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/StringPearlsNEWpic.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Watercolor painting “Jug Bay Serenade” by Rebecca Wallace Pugh </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/places/article/maryland%E2%80%99s-string-pearls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/places/article/maryland%E2%80%99s-string-pearls#comments Places Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:07:44 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39981 at http://bayweekly.com Discounted Senior Parks Passes http://bayweekly.com/articles/places/article/discounted-senior-parks-passes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>See America the Beautiful for only $10</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sixty-two (and up) is the right age and August the right month to enjoy the best deal the federal government has to offer: the Senior Pass to Federal Lands.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; America the Beautiful Passes open the gates to over 2,000 federal recreation sites spanning all 50 states plus many American territories.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/places/article/discounted-senior-parks-passes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/places/article/discounted-senior-parks-passes#comments Places Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:35:09 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39354 at http://bayweekly.com Harundale Mall http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/harundale-mall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>In one of its many lives, it was the cool place to be</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Diana Dinsick </div> </div> </div> <p>Millersville resident Joe Campbell and his high school buddies have fond memories of the former Harundale Mall in Glen Burnie,<br /> touted as the first enclosed mall on the East Coast.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;It was the go-to place on the weekends,&rdquo; says Campbell, now 66 and the owner of a driving school. &ldquo;We&rsquo;d head straight for the soda fountain at G.C. Murphy&rsquo;s five and dime store for ice cream sodas and 50-cent subs.&rdquo;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/history-lore/article/harundale-mall" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/HarundaleMall-rock.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="77" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/harundale-mall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/history-lore/article/harundale-mall#comments History & Lore News Places Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:28:11 +0000 bayweekly_master 39247 at http://bayweekly.com Go Play in the Park http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/go-play-park <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Enjoy smart family fun at Anne Arundel County&rsquo;s big regional parks</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sarah Cruz </div> </div> </div> <p>Summer is all about kicking back and enjoying extra time together as vacations begin and the weather warms.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;But so many summer activities can mean trouble for the family budget. With some smart planning, a fun-filled summer doesn&rsquo;t have to break the bank. In Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks, I&rsquo;ve found good, affordable fun for the whole family, even the dogs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/good-living/article/go-play-park" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/boy-on-beach-070617.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/go-play-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/good-living/article/go-play-park#comments Good Living News Places Features Mon, 10 Jul 2017 19:04:06 +0000 bayweekly_master 38927 at http://bayweekly.com The Kitchen Gardens of the Mistress of Riversdale http://bayweekly.com/articles/gardening/article/kitchen-gardens-mistress-riversdale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Today&rsquo;s organic methods were the only options for gardeners in the early 19th century</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Carol Shomette </div> </div> </div> <p>We had a storm and terrible rain this week &hellip; my garden almost washed away; a dozen tulips were washed out of the ground and carried outside the garden fence. No one has seen such a flood in 10 years.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/gardening/article/kitchen-gardens-mistress-riversdale" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/riversdale-garden-062917.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/gardening/article/kitchen-gardens-mistress-riversdale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/gardening/article/kitchen-gardens-mistress-riversdale#comments Gardening History & Lore People Places Mon, 03 Jul 2017 22:54:49 +0000 bayweekly_master 38831 at http://bayweekly.com Return of the Terrapins http://bayweekly.com/articles/green-living/article/return-terrapins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Little Coconut, Pineapple and Twix taught these middle-schoolers a big lesson</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Richard Marshall </div> </div> </div> <p>With their feet gingerly navigating mud and grasses at the water&rsquo;s edge as they prepare to release three baby northern diamondback terrapins into the wild, these Severn River Middle School students could be almost anywhere along Chesapeake Bay.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Poplar Island, however, is no ordinary locale. The island, like the careful return of the terrapins to their birthplace, is a unique and successful example of environmental stewardship. Visiting there, students are in position to understand our human impact, both positive and negative, on the world around us.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/green-living/article/return-terrapins" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/terrapin-closeup-062217.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="77" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/green-living/article/return-terrapins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/green-living/article/return-terrapins#comments Green Living History & Lore News People Places Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:35:49 +0000 bayweekly_master 38739 at http://bayweekly.com